Smilies

Explanation

'Smilies' are small graphical images that can be used to convey an emotion or feeling. If you have used email or internet chat, you are likely familiar with the smilie concept. Certain standard strings are automatically converted into smilies. Try twisting your head on one side if you do not 'get' smilies; using a bit of imagination should reveal a face of some description.

If you want to disable smilies in a post that you make, you can select the 'Disable Smilies' option when posting. This is particularly useful if you are posting program code and you do not want ;) converted to a smilie face!

Smilie List

What to Type
Resulting Graphic
Meaning
  • Generic Smilies
  • :D
    Big Grin
    Big Grin
  • :(
    Frown
    Frown
  • :mad:
    Mad
    Mad
  • :p
    Stick Out Tongue
    Stick Out Tongue
  • :o
    Embarrassment
    Embarrassment
  • :confused:
    Confused
    Confused
  • :rolleyes:
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
    Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
  • ;)
    Wink
    Wink
  • :)
    Smile
    Smile
  • :eek:
    EEK!
    EEK!
  • :cool:
    Cool
    Cool
  • :beaten:
    Beaten
    Beaten
  • :very_drunk:
    Very Drunk
    Very Drunk
  • :sleeping:
    Sleeping
    Sleeping
  • :afro:
    Afro
    Afro
  • :encouragement:
    Encouragement
    Encouragement
  • :welcoming:
    Welcoming
    Welcoming
  • :black_eyed:
    Black Eyed
    Black Eyed
  • :devilish:
    Devilish
    Devilish
  • :drunk:
    Drunk
    Drunk
  • :miserable:
    Miserable
    Miserable
  • :nonchalance:
    Nonchalance
    Nonchalance
  • :cocksure:
    Cocksure
    Cocksure
  • :loyal:
    Loyal
    Loyal
  • :fat:
    Fat
    Fat
  • :glee:
    Glee
    Glee
  • :crushed:
    Crushed
    Crushed
  • :cheerful:
    Cheerful
    Cheerful
  • :emmersed:
    Emmersed
    Emmersed
  • :playful:
    Playful
    Playful
  • :congratulatory:
    Congratulatory
    Congratulatory
  • :grumpy:
    Grumpy
    Grumpy
  • :wink-new:
    Wink New
    Wink New
  • :courage:
    Courage
    Courage
  • :eek-new:
    Eek New
    Eek New
  • :tickled_pink:
    Tickled Pink
    Tickled Pink
  • :numbness:
    Numbness
    Numbness
  • :pirate:
    Pirate
    Pirate
  • :friendly_wink:
    Friendly Wink
    Friendly Wink
  • :confused-new:
    Confused New
    Confused New
  • :disillusionment:
    Disillusionment
    Disillusionment
  • :mad-new:
    Mad New
    Mad New
  • :fatigue:
    Fatigue
    Fatigue
  • :culpability:
    Culpability
    Culpability
  • :emptiness:
    Emptiness
    Emptiness
  • :tongue-new:
    Tongue New
    Tongue New
  • :frown-new:
    Frown New
    Frown New
  • :cool-new:
    Cool New
    Cool New
  • :tyrannosaurus:
    Tyrannosaurus
    Tyrannosaurus
  • :witless:
    Witless
    Witless
  • :dejection:
    Dejection
    Dejection
  • :disturbed:
    Disturbed
    Disturbed
  • :dispirited:
    Dispirited
    Dispirited
  • :rolleyes-new:
    Rolleyes New
    Rolleyes New
  • :cupcake:
    Cupcake
    Cupcake
  • :tranquillity:
    Tranquillity
    Tranquillity
  • :redface-new:
    Redface New
    Redface New
  • :stung:
    Stung
    Stung
  • :calm:
    Calm
    Calm
  • :victorious:
    Victorious
    Victorious
  • :listening_headphone
    Listening Headphones
    Listening Headphones
  • :sorrow:
    Sorrow
    Sorrow
  • :ambivalence:
    Ambivalence
    Ambivalence
  • :apthy:
    Apthy
    Apthy
  • :confusion:
    Confusion
    Confusion
  • :distant:
    Distant
    Distant
  • :highly_amused:
    Highly Amused
    Highly Amused
  • :shame:
    Shame
    Shame
  • :applause:
    Applause
    Applause
  • :soap:
    Soap
    Soap
  • :barbershop_quartet_
    Barbershop Quartet Member
    Barbershop Quartet Member
  • :couple_inlove:
    Couple Inlove
    Couple Inlove
  • :unconscious:
    Unconscious
    Unconscious
  • :love-struck:
    Love Struck
    Love Struck
  • :05.18-flustered:
    05.18 Flustered
    05.18 Flustered
  • :stupid:
    Stupid
    Stupid
  • :anonymous:
    Anonymous
    Anonymous
  • :blue:
    Blue
    Blue
  • :nightmare:
    Nightmare
    Nightmare
  • :triumphant:
    Triumphant
    Triumphant
  • :eagerness:
    Eagerness
    Eagerness
  • :applouse:
    Applouse
    Applouse
  • :strawberry:
    Strawberry
    Strawberry
  • :concern:
    Concern
    Concern
  • :disgust:
    Disgust
    Disgust
  • :upset:
    Upset
    Upset
  • :ghost:
    Ghost
    Ghost
  • :apologetic:
    Apologetic
    Apologetic
  • :snowman:
    Snowman
    Snowman
  • :chargrined:
    Chargrined
    Chargrined
  • :cower:
    Cower
    Cower
  • :uncomfortableness:
    Uncomfortableness
    Uncomfortableness
  • :livid:
    Livid
    Livid
  • :02.47-tranquillity:
    02.47 Tranquillity
    02.47 Tranquillity
  • :sour:
    Sour
    Sour
  • :angel:
    Angel
    Angel
  • :distress:
    Distress
    Distress
  • :hopelessness:
    Hopelessness
    Hopelessness
  • :single_eye:
    Single Eye
    Single Eye
  • :apple:
    Apple
    Apple
  • :star:
    Star
    Star
  • :surprise:
    Surprise
    Surprise
  • :cold:
    Cold
    Cold
  • :untroubled:
    Untroubled
    Untroubled
  • :excitement:
    Excitement
    Excitement
  • :apathy:
    Apathy
    Apathy
  • :rapture:
    Rapture
    Rapture
  • :smiley_simmons:
    Smiley Simmons
    Smiley Simmons
  • :jaded:
    Jaded
    Jaded
  • :kiwi-fruit:
    Kiwi Fruit
    Kiwi Fruit
  • :smug:
    Smug
    Smug
  • :indecisiveness:
    Indecisiveness
    Indecisiveness
  • :distrust:
    Distrust
    Distrust
  • :love_heart:
    Love Heart
    Love Heart
  • :joyous:
    Joyous
    Joyous
  • :heart-borken:
    Heart Borken
    Heart Borken
  • :distracted:
    Distracted
    Distracted
  • :tennis:
    Tennis
    Tennis
  • :fox:
    Fox
    Fox
  • :rugby:
    Rugby
    Rugby
  • :grey:
    Grey
    Grey
  • :smilet-digitalpoint
    Smilet Digitalpoint
    Smilet Digitalpoint
  • :tan:
    Tan
    Tan
  • :torn:
    Torn
    Torn
  • :biggrin-new:
    Biggrin New
    Biggrin New
  • :butterfly:
    Butterfly
    Butterfly
  • :hurt:
    Hurt
    Hurt
  • :tiger:
    Tiger
    Tiger
  • :frog:
    Frog
    Frog
  • :saturn:
    Saturn
    Saturn
  • :dread:
    Dread
    Dread
  • :tears_of_joy:
    Tears Of Joy
    Tears Of Joy
  • :chuncky:
    Chuncky
    Chuncky
  • :greedy_dollars:
    Greedy Dollars
    Greedy Dollars
  • :smile-new:
    Smile New
    Smile New
  • :topsy_turvy:
    Topsy Turvy
    Topsy Turvy
  • :pride:
    Pride
    Pride
  • :bee:
    Bee
    Bee
  • :bull_head:
    Bull Head
    Bull Head
  • :GB_bonesrock:
    GB Bonesrock
    GB Bonesrock
  • :sentimental:
    Sentimental
    Sentimental
  • :hororr:
    Hororr
    Hororr
  • :acne:
    Acne
    Acne
  • :subdued:
    Subdued
    Subdued
  • :satellite:
    Satellite
    Satellite
  • :adjoint:
    Adjoint
    Adjoint
  • :worked_till_5am:
    Worked Till 5am
    Worked Till 5am
  • :dog:
    Dog
    Dog
  • :teapot:
    Teapot
    Teapot
  • :abnormal:
    Abnormal
    Abnormal
  • :bi_polo:
    Bi Polo
    Bi Polo
  • :cat:
    Cat
    Cat
  • :gorilla:
    Gorilla
    Gorilla
  • :hypnotysed:
    Hypnotysed
    Hypnotysed
  • :lemo:
    Lemo
    Lemo
  • :beguiled:
    Beguiled
    Beguiled
  • :boxing:
    Boxing
    Boxing
  • :semi-twins:
    Semi Twins
    Semi Twins
  • :sneakiness:
    Sneakiness
    Sneakiness
  • :adoration:
    Adoration
    Adoration
  • :pig:
    Pig
    Pig
  • :neglected:
    Neglected
    Neglected
  • :panda:
    Panda
    Panda
  • :watermelon:
    Watermelon
    Watermelon
  • :sulkiness:
    Sulkiness
    Sulkiness
  • :moody:
    Moody
    Moody
  • :offended:
    Offended
    Offended
  • :mask:
    Mask
    Mask
  • :peach:
    Peach
    Peach
  • :suspicion:
    Suspicion
    Suspicion
  • :mushroom:
    Mushroom
    Mushroom
  • :orange:
    Orange
    Orange
  • :monkey:
    Monkey
    Monkey
  • :grief:
    Grief
    Grief
  • :nevreness:
    Nevreness
    Nevreness
  • :peaceful:
    Peaceful
    Peaceful
  • :moon:
    Moon
    Moon
  • :onthego:
    Onthego
    Onthego
  • :positive:
    Positive
    Positive